ALTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Two-time Olympic champion Andre Lange has won a four-man bobsled World Cup race in his final appearance on his home track in Germany, adding to his previous victory in the two-man event on the track.
Lange and his team – Rene Hoppe, Kevin Kuske and Martin Putze – finished 0.76 seconds ahead of the United States’ Steven Holcomb on Sunday. The American had driven to victory in the three previous World Cup four-man races and leads the standings.
Holcomb was joined by his reigning world championship team of Justin Olsen, Steve Mesler and Curt Tomasevicz. Holcomb bounced back from a crash in Saturday’s two-man race.
Russia’s Evgeny Popov – with Denis Moiseychenkov, Andrey Yurkov and Alexey Kireev – was third for his first podium finish since February 2007.
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